This is a removable option and the cheapest option to replace missing tooth or teeth. They can be made in metal or plastic.
Partial dentures are available where the prosthesis is clipped on to neighbouring teeth. Full dentures are made for people with no teeth in a dental arch.
Dentures should not be worn when sleeping. Meticulous denture hygiene and oral hygiene is important to reduce dental decay and gum disease as much as possible. Find out more about caring for Dentures in our how-to section.